Photos of Old Houghton-le-Spring

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The Houghton-le-Spring Heritage photo collection stands at over 5,000 images. This is a small selection. Click a photograph to view a larger size, then click BACK to return.

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The Houghton-le-Spring Heritage Photo Archive contains around 5000 images

Houghton Town Hall & Covered Market, 1900s

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Butchers at Cox's Indoor Market

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The White Lion Public House

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Looking down on Houghton

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The Market Place, Houghton-le-Spring

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Nesham Place & Quality Hill, 1900s, 1916 & 1980

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Church Street residents in 1900 & 1950s

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Church Street a good few years apart

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The Church Street Mechanics Institute

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The Quay on Church Street

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Houghton Presbyterian Church, 1970s

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Kepier Grammar School in 1900, 1916 & 1973

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Houghton Hall in the 1900s & 1949

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Views of Houghton Hall 1950s & 1970s

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Looking up the very steep Houghton Cut, 1900s

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Looking down Houghton Cut in the 1930s & 1940s

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The widening of Houghton Cut, early 1960s

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Houghton Colliery views from the early 1900s

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Views of Houghton Colliery in the late 1950s

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The Old Hillside Cemetery on Houghton Cut

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The Old Hillside Cemetery's lych gate and lodge

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The New Cemetery on Durham Road in 1910 and 1911

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Houghton Boating Lake, 1881, then when it was abandoned

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Newbottle Street, the New Gaiety & Coliseum Theatres

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Newbottle Street in the 1940s

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Newbottle Street shops, looking south

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Newbottle Street in 1950s & 1960s

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Newbottle Street in the late 1950s

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Newbottle Street in the late 1950s

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Sunderland Street, now mostly demolished

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Coloured views of Sunderland Street c1900

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Looking down Sunderland Street

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Folk on Sunderland Street

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Frederick Place just off Sunderland Street

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Mautland Street Methodist Church in around 1976

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Houghton Grammar School in the 1950s & 1960s

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Houghton Junior School between 1908 & 1915

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Photos of Houghton folk at work and play

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Houghton Rovers Association Football team and others

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The Rectory Gates and trams in the Broadway

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The Broadway in c1910, 1947 & 1960s
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Rare interior views of St Michael's Church 1900 - 1910

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St Michael & All Angels Church in 1905 & 1920

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St Michael & All Angels Church 1930 - 1932

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St Michael's Church c1780 and 1909

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The choir singing from the Church tower

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Houghton-le-Spring Cenotaph in 1925 & 1932

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Houghton Feast and the Lake fairground

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Houghton Rectory & Park Grounds

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Houghton Rectory Park Unveiling 1949

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Views of Houghton Rectory Park

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Rectory Park in the Snow 1950s & 1970s

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The Ancient Gilpin Thorn in 1949 & 1950

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Houghtonside and FA Cup Parade Bus, 1973

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Photos of Houghton
Old photos of Houghton le Spring
Houghton Cemetery gates photo
Photos of Houghton Rectory Park
Old picture postcards of Houghton
Family photos
Christopher Plews, photographer, Sunderland Street, Houghton le Spring
Hunter, photographer, Sunderland Street, Houghton le Spring